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Species Geraeus penicillus

small weevil - Geraeus penicillus Curculionidae, lateral - Geraeus penicillus - male Geraeus penicillus Curculionidae, dorsal - Geraeus penicillus Curculionidae, end of rostrum - Geraeus penicillus Curculionidae, ventral - Geraeus penicillus Geraeus penicillus Geraeus - Geraeus penicillus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Baridinae (Flower Weevils)
Tribe Apostasimerini
Genus Geraeus
Species penicillus (Geraeus penicillus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Centrinus dilectus Harris, Centrinaspis tomentosa Casey, C. rhomboida Blatchley(1)
Explanation of Names
Geraeus penicillus (Herbst 1797)
e. US (NJ-FL west to SD-TX); Mexico, Cuba(2)